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The Powerhouse Theater Season, a unique collaboration between Vassar College & New York Stage and Film, is where you can be in the front row of the next big hit! The 35th Powerhouse Season will be presented at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY from June 20 through July 28, 2019. For more information, visit https://powerhouse.vassar.edu/
Vassar & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater presents groundbreaking new works for the American theater, with countless subsequent productions in New York City, regionally and internationally This summer’s programming includes new works by Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley; Pulitzer Prize, Emmy Award, and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt; Emmy Award winner Jason Katims; Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin; singer/songwriters Ingrid Michaelson and César Alvarez; the Grammy Award-winning La Santa Cecilia and renowned playwrights Jocelyn Bioh, Harrison David Rivers and Lisa Loomer, among many others. Simultaneously, the Powerhouse Theater Training Program is in session, giving aspiring theater professionals a chance to immerse themselves in acting, directing, and playwriting. The program’s Training Company also offers free to the public performances throughout the season.
Notably, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton and Stephen Karam’s The Humans—the 2016 Tony® winners for Best Musical and Best Play, respectively—received early development at Powerhouse, as did two daring new works that were named finalists for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves, and Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. They are joined by dozens of other celebrated projects.
Come see for yourself!